This five-day festival in March recognizes Williams's deep connection with New Orleans and his influence on its literary community while promoting the city's rich cultural diversity. Activities include live theater panel discussions, walking tours, one-act plays, competitions, master classes, and poetry readings. Events take place at galleries, theaters, and other public locations in the New Orleans area, but mostly in the French Quarter.
- Type: Educational
- Venue Description:
The center of all cultural activities, the French Quarter is the oldest neighborhood in New Orleans. Architectural delights in varied styles like Gallier House will pass you by as you saunter down the streets. You will also find a large number of restaurants to suit every taste and fancy shops with amazing wares at every nook and corner. Replete with rich architectural history and cultural implications, the French quarter is thronged by people of all ages.